Morag Park and William Waterman appointed to the CFI Board of Directors

Two eminent researchers will contribute to ensuring the high quality of research infrastructures in Canada.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) welcomes the appointment of Dr. Morag Park and Mr. William Waterman to its Board of Directors. Both bring to the CFI their dedication and expertise in science and management accounting, respectively.

Morag Park
Dr. Morag Park is a professor in the departments of oncology, biochemistry and medicine at McGill University. She has served as the director of the Molecular Oncology Group at the McGill University Hospital Centre, scientific director of the Institute of Cancer Research for the CIHR and co-chair of the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance, and is now director of the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Institute. Dr. Park is a research leader in the field of receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK) and signal transduction. She established the Breast Cancer Functional Genomics Group at McGill and has pioneered studies of the breast tumour and immune microenvironment in triple negative breast cancer.

William Waterman
William (Bill) Waterman is an Assistant Professor at the University of Prince Edward Island, teaching primarily in the management accounting area. In his more than three decades of experience, he has worked in many natural resource, manufacturing and service industries, as well as public service organizations. In the past 11 years, he has also taught undergraduates at Mount Allison University and in the graduate program at the Université de Moncton. His current area of research is Indigenous business models for the community, business and governments.

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In addition to these two new appointments, Marc Ouellette has been reappointed as a CFI Board Director for a second term of three years while Élizabeth Douville, Joanne Gassman, Marilyn Luscombe and Luc Vinet have been reappointed as CFI Members for a second term of five years.